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Justin Evans: librarian and missionary 
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Justin Evans: librarian and missionary 

Justin Evans, a member of the T.J. Jones library staff and former faculty member, is moving to Brussels, Belgium to teach Old Testament and Hebrew at Continental Theological Seminary. Evans and his family plan to leave in January, if fundraising continues advancing.

Hope for Dinner returns to North Central
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Hope for Dinner returns to North Central

Thanksgiving is the season for giving back. Hope for Dinner, a Venture Expeditions program, is partnering with North Central and Pioneer Catering Services to provide meals for refugee children. North Central has set a goal to donate 30,000 meals through the week-long initiative. On Nov. 8-11, students will be able to trade their daily lunches...

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Course offerings for fall reduced

Tracks within majors also see changes Due to recent restructuring at North Central, there has been a significant reduction in the number of course offerings. In the fall semester of 2015, 275 course sections were offered compared to the 224 sections that will be offered in the fall of 2016. A total of 51 sections...

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Social work program receives accreditation

New opportunities available for graduates The social work program at North Central received accreditation this past December from the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) after more than five years of work. The CSWE accredits all of the social work programs in the United States, and North Central had to change and improve the program...

North Central to undergo major structural changes
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North Central to undergo major structural changes

Three colleges merge; changes come to personnel   Declining enrollment is a current problem for many colleges in the Midwest, and North Central has not been an exception. Over the past five years, enrollment has been steadily dropping, and now it is taking its effect on the budget, which will see cuts of 10 to...

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Women’s volleyball ends season with trip to nationals

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the North Central Volleyball team played their first game in the  NCCAA Division II national tournament in Kissimee, Florida. The 12-18 North Central Rams played their regional rivals first, 17-4 Providence University College, and the scores for the sets were 25-23, 25-22, and 25-17 in Providence’s favor. The next match was...

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Director of Institutional Research departs North Central

Responsibilities to be redistributed   Casey Rozowski, the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, left his position at North Central on Nov. 13 to take an identical position at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. “We will have to assess replacement options in light of larger staffing and institutional needs,” Donald Tucker, the vice president of...